Keyboards

Enermax Acrylux

Introduction Keyboards, they’re not something everyone pays attention to, but they can make quite a difference to your usage experience. What type of switches you go for, the look, the size of the wrist rest, macro keys, the sound of it as you type; all these factors can impact how well you interact with your PC. Today I’m taking a …

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Raptor LK1 Gaming Keyboard

Introduction Raptor Gaming are a German company, boasting “Ultimate Game Devices designed by Gamers for Gamers.” They produce a number of gaming peripherals, including mice, keyboards, headsets and other accessories. Read on to see how the LK1 gaming keyboard fares. Technical Details Compact and very slim gaming keyboard Waterresistant structure Low noise typing and precise button pressure point Anti-Ghost-Technology Plug …

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Zowie Celeritas

As the gaming industry has evolved, peripherals have been developed alongside it. Interestingly, as time has gone on there's been a bit of seperation between gamers and the hardware that they have available to them. While there are keyboards and mice out there that are festooned with lights, macro keys and outlandish styling, there's another branch that ephasises something different. This second way of doing things is a little more streamlined. It focuses on speed, it's serious and often expensive. More and more pro-gamers are now heading in this direction and the product we're looking at today is no different. Festooned with accolades from some gamers that most people will never have heard of, the Zowie Celeritas comes with mechanical switches, a sleek black paint job and lots of internal cleverness to have you gaming at your best. Let's see how it compares to the boards we've reviewed in the past.

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Steelseries 7G

We review a lot of peripherals here at XSR, and over the years we've noticed the growing trend of steadily increasing prices with gaming mice costing upwards of £50 now. Still though, they aren't the most expensive input accessory you can use with your PC, with specialised keyboards getting close to the £100 mark. Today, we're reviewing just such a keyboard, this one from Steelseries. It's not packing a tonne of gaming macro buttons, but it does have full metal internals, and its endorsed by a multitude of gaming professionals around the world. On the surface it doesn't look like a gaming keyboard, but with all its accolades, there must be something interesting about it. Let's check it out.

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Razer Lycosa

Gamers love Razer and Razer love gamers. As a result, they've taken it upon themselves to create some of the best gaming peripherals around including the Boomslang and Deathadder. They've made a gamer keyboard before called the Tarantula and several more in cahoots with other manufactures although these weren't destined for the gamers desk.Today I have the Lycosa which is a cut-down version of the Tarantula with light up keys and a more petite size. Let's see if Razer can keep gamers happy with this next keyboard incarnation.

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Razer Tarantula

Razer have transformed the gaming mouse market with their several successive mice; each building on the plus points of the last. With speaker systems and headsets; the keyboard was only a matter of time. Today I have the Razer Tarantula which is Razer’s first attempt (bar the Microsoft Reclusa).

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KeySonic 540RF Wireless keyboard

Today I have the KeySonic ACK-540RF which is the abbreviated way of saying wireless keyboard and mouse. Small in size and wireless in nature, the 540RF should make for interesting testing.

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Enermax Aurora keyboard

Enermax aren’t well known for their peripherals, and especially not their keyboards. That’s because this is the first, and hopefully it won't be the last.

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